Florida Heats Up With Three Hotel Renovations

NATIONAL REPORT—Across the Sunshine State, hotels are seeing updates to spaces, amenities and tech. Here’s a look at some recent renovations:

Fisher Island Club Marina Gets Revamped

Fisher Island Club, located off the tip of Miami Beach, has completed a $6.6-million overhaul and renovation of its Vanderbilt Marina with the installation of new concrete floating docks and upgrades to the infrastructure. Fisher Island Club provides amenities, including golf, tennis, a full­-service spa, fine dining and the Fisher Island Club Hotel & Resort—a member of Leading Hotels of the World, among other services.

Recently completed by general contractor Bellingham Marine, Fisher Island Club’s newly upgraded concrete floating docks will provide improved access for a range of vessel sizes and types and an increased capacity to handle small power boats and yachts.

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Airport Completes Extensive Renovation

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Airport in has completed its renovation. The project updated all guestrooms, dining areas, lounge, fitness center, event spaces and lobby.

The modern, glass-enclosed Atrium has 4,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space for groups. Guests can also utilize up to 15,000 sq. ft. of event space, which has upgraded electronic keys and digital signage.

All 348 guestrooms and bathrooms have refreshed amenities; the property’s full-service restaurant, the Landings Bistro, was also refreshed during the renovations with a new breakfast buffet, media walls and design.

Hilton Garden Inn Updates in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

The Hilton Garden Inn in Palm Beach Gardens has revealed its $5-million renovation, including all 180 guestrooms.

Each redesigned room and suite has new furniture, flooring, fixtures and equipment, and all bathtubs were replaced with contemporary glass-paneled showers. For design, tones are complemented by accent chairs and contemporary artwork throughout the room.